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Gun Control

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  • Court upholds ban on openly carrying guns

    Court upholds ban on openly carrying guns
    In what judges described as a first-of-its-kind case, an appeals court Wednesday upheld a Florida law that prevents people from openly carrying firearms, finding that the restriction does not violate constitutional rights to bear arms. The ruling by a...
  • Legislative notebook: Bake sale details divide House, Senate

    RICHMOND – House and Senate leaders are at odds over the length and frequency of school bake sales, but both agree the federal government has cracked down too hard on school fundraisers. The two sides are negotiating over House Bill 2114, a bill...
  • Maryland governor appoints state police superintendent

    Gov. Larry Hogan's nominee to lead the Maryland State Police said Tuesday he will focus on diversity in the agency and be sensitive to issues of trust between police and state residents. Col. William Pallozzi, who has risen through the ranks over a 25-...
  • House panel hears 3 bills that would expand Montana gun laws

    Republican lawmakers have proposed three bills in the House Judiciary Committee to augment Montana gun laws. Rep. Kerry White's House Bill 371 would allow people with concealed carry licenses to take concealed guns into bars and banks. Opponents say...
  • Easy access to guns is a threat to our community

    I am writing in response to the La Grange drive-by shooting reported in the Jan. 26 article "Man shot outside a home in East La Grange." I appreciate the police statement's sentiment, "There is no threat to the members of our community" to mean that the...
  • Hogan picks career trooper to lead state police

    Hogan picks career trooper to lead state police
    Gov. Larry Hogan picked a career trooper to lead the Maryland State Police, announcing William M. Pallozzi Tuesday as his pick for the agency's superintendent. Pallozzi spent 25 years in the state police including a variety of leadership roles, and...
  • Good Ideas On Stopping The Next Shooter

    Good Ideas On Stopping The Next Shooter
    Dec. 14, 2012 was a chilly Friday, nothing out of the ordinary, until news reports started coming from Newtown. That well-off suburban enclave produced so little news that many state residents weren't exactly sure where it was. They know now. The...
  • State needs law against using cellphones while driving

    Allentown repealed its gun control law because city officials knew they could not win a challenge. The same thing happened when Allentown and other cities had to repeal their bans on driving while using a cellphone. It's a state, not a local, issue....
  • In liberal, gun-loving Vermont, new firearms restrictions face tough fight

    One of the most liberal states in the country also is one of the most passionate about defending the right to bear arms, a fact that is coming to the fore following proposed legislation to expand background checks and add other gun regulations....
  • Confession by teen accused of hiding gun in Endia Martin slaying not tossed

    Confession by teen accused of hiding gun in Endia Martin slaying not tossed
    The teenager who allegedly stashed away the pistol used to kill 14-year-old Endia Martin is set to stand trial next month after a Cook County juvenile court judge on Tuesday refused to throw out his confession. Attorneys for the teen, now 18, had...
  • Latest home gun range spurs call for common sense

    Latest home gun range spurs call for common sense
    Here in the Gunshine State, we like to wait for stupidity to boil over into a full-blown emergency before we do anything about it. How else do you explain the story of a 21-year-old in St. Petersburg who decided it would be safe to shoot into a...